Man Accused of Threatening President Trump Pleads Guilty

(HAMMOND) – A guilty plea was submitted from a northern Indiana man accused of making threats against President Trump on Facebook.

Steffon Gonzalez

Steffon Gonzalez, 20, pleaded guilty Tuesday with hopes he would get a more lenient sentence, reports The Northwest Indiana Times.

Gonzalez posted March 28, 2019 that he was ‘standing outside the president’s location’ with a ‘bullet chambered’ to ‘blow the President’s head off.’

President Trump had a rally that day in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Gonzalez told a judge he made the threats from his house in Hobart while watching the rally on TV. Hobart is about 145 miles southwest of Grand Rapids.

Gonzalez will be sentenced in October. He was previously charged in Lake County with intimidation, but that charge has since been dismissed.

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